Jerwood Centre
23/11/2019
2.30 - 3.30pm

Due to circumstances outside of our control, this event has been cancelled.

Often blindness in poetry is used for its symbolic value, where a blind character can suggest spiritual insight or inner creativity. In this talk Professor Michael Bradshaw (University of Worcester) takes a different approach, drawing upon the real experience of visual impairment, and looks afresh at the lives and writings of Ann Batten Cristall, William Wordsworth and other Romantic-era writers. He also explores the themes of blindness and sight, and the experience of non- and partially sighted characters.

Cost: £5

Accompanying carers/personal assistants are admitted free of charge. Please notify us when making a booking.

Online booking is available up until midnight the day before the event. On the day of the event tickets can be purchased from the Wordsworth Trust Shop.

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